Two wounded in blast in Istanbul's Gaziosmanpaşa

Two wounded in blast in Istanbul's Gaziosmanpaşa

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Two wounded in blast in Istanbuls Gaziosmanpaşa

An explosion inside the Gaziosmanpaşa District Governor’s Office building in Istanbul. DHA photo

An explosion inside the Gaziosmanpaşa District Governor’s Office building in Istanbul has wounded two people, daily Hürriyet reported.
 
The bomb was planted inside a trash can where it exploded, according to investigators.
 
Ambulances and security forces were dispatched to the area.
 
News of the blast in Gaziosmanpaşa followed earlier reports of a package containing explosives that was placed next to the Swissotel in Istanbul. The package was destroyed via remote control after its discovery by officials.

Turkey, Istanbul